Visual Studio version 16.3 Preview 2 and Visual Studio for Mac version 8.3 Preview 2 are available. Because many of the features in this release are a response to Developer Community feedback, we are excited to share our changes. First of all,
In Visual Studio 2019 version 16.3, the CSProj project system (C#/VB non-SDK style) introduces a new way of loading called Partial Load Mode (PLM). After the solution loads, the project system is doing design time builds in the background, leaving the UI responsive and interactive. Extensions may need to adjust for this behavior change.
Welcome to the July update of IoT Tooling!
In the release, we have made a lot of features and improvements for our IoT developers!
General Availability of IoT Edge tooling
Azure IoT Edge was released in the year of 2017. With near two years’ continuous working on the Azure IoT Edge Tooling,
Sometimes the default themes for Visual Studio just aren’t enough. Lucky for us, we’ve just redesigned the process of creating and importing custom themes.
Visual Studio receives over 500 feature suggestions from customers every month on the Developer Community website. Handling that amount is a huge effort and we’d like to share with you how we handle this volume and the steps that we take to respond to them all.
Check out what's new in the 16.2 generally available and 16.3 Preview 1 release of Visual Studio 2019. See the improvements to Test Explorer, search capabilities within the product, C++ linker iteration build times, and .NET Core 3.0
Great Visual Studio extensions share a few key features that sets them apart from the rest. They look and feel well crafted, are performant and reliable, do what they advertise to perfection, and blend in naturally among Visual Studio’s own features.
Whether you are new or have been using Visual Studio for years, there are a bunch of tips and tricks that can make you more productive. We’ve been sharing tips on Twitter using the #vstip hashtag for a while, and this is a collection of the best ones so far.
Most Visual Studio extension authors publish their extensions to the public Marketplace to allow everyone to install them and benefit from the large and open ecosystem. However, some companies create extensions for internal use only. A private gallery allows them to distribute these extensions with ease.
Did you know that you can view objects by more than just their types in the Watch, Autos, and Locals windows? Learn how you can customize your object views in debugger windows using DebuggerDisplay and Natvis!